It turns out Capcom doesn’t know exactly what to do with the Resident Evil series. Not in a whole, but the canonical games. Translated by our friends at Rely On Horror, Capcom’s Masachika Kawata told Marcaplayer that Resident Evil 6 will be completely different. He’s not sure whether the game will stick to a horror or shooter genre, but he’s adamant on the fact that the game will be a reinvention of the series.
“The series will see a complete renovation with the next entry on every level. But we can’t forget about all the previous entries that have led to the creation of many possibilities for the franchise. I can’t say if we’re going to make it (Resident Evil 6) survival horror or a shooter, but I can say that it’ll be totally different.”, Kawata states.
The last time we heard that, we were blessed with Resident Evil 4, but it’s follow up Resident Evil 5 brought good graphics rather than refreshing gameplay. We only hope that Resident Evil 6 changes up the series in a positive way, and goes toward the survival horror route. Resident Evil was a pioneer of the survival horror genre, and we wish to see it become that yet again; hopefully Capcom can deliver.